Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Wednesday 29th March 2017
  • newDevin Nunes Is Dangerous

    Devin Nunes Is Dangerous

    Frank Bruni, New York TimesRepresentative Devin Nunes obviously fancies himself Jason Bourne. To sneak onto the White House grounds for that rendezvous with an unnamed source last week, he switched cars and ditched aides, vanishing into the night.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 1:33pm -
  • newThe G-Man Takes On Donald Trump

    The G-Man Takes On Donald Trump

    William McGurn, Wall Street JournalFBI Director James Comey isn't supposed to be America's political referee.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 12:10pm -
  • newTrump's Road Map Back to Winning

    Trump's Road Map Back to Winning

    David Catanese, U.S. News & World ReportThe last major overhaul of the U.S. tax system occurred 30 years ago, took nearly a year to complete and required a president who could sway recalcitrant members of his own party.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:51am -
  • newElon Musk's Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

    Elon Musk's Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

    Maureen Dowd, Vanity FairElon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley's latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:28am -
  • newWhat If George Bush Spied on Obama in 2008?

    What If George Bush Spied on Obama in 2008?

    Rush Limbaugh, Rush Limbaugh ShowRUSH: So you know what the media soap opera script for today is? It is get rid of Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intel Committee. Now, I know this may get tiresome to some people, and I know that I oftentimes…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:28am -
  • newJust What America Needs: A Govt Truth Squad

    Just What America Needs: A Govt Truth Squad

    Barton Hinkle, Richmond Times-DispatchIf there's one thing this country needs, it's a Ministry of Truth. Just ask California lawmakers.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:27am -
  • newDon't Nuke Senate Rules for Gorsuch. Change the Nominee

    Don't Nuke Senate Rules for Gorsuch. Change the Nominee

    Nan Aron, USA TodayIf nominee for lifetime job on highest court can't get 60 votes, don't go 'nuclear.' Change the nominee.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:27am -
  • newHow North Korea Could Kill 90 Percent of Americans

    How North Korea Could Kill 90 Percent of Americans

    Woolsey & Pry, The HillOPINION They could deliver a 30 kiloton weapon by land, sea or air, and they could shut the country down with an EMP attack.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:27am -
  • newAs Brexit Begins, Hope in a City That Voted to 'Leave'

    As Brexit Begins, Hope in a City That Voted to 'Leave'

    Sara Miller Llana, CS MonitorToday, the long awaited divorce talks between Britain and the EU officially began. But while 'Brexit' is often framed in terms of anger, the experience in Hull shows that hope is part of the equation too.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:27am -
  • newDems Could Take the House in 2018

    Dems Could Take the House in 2018

    Josh Kraushaar, National JournalThe de­feat of the Re­pub­lic­ans’ health care over­haul was a pain­ful re­mind­er that the GOP re­mains badly di­vided, even on an is­sue that was the ral­ly­ing cry for the pa…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:26am -
  • newDon't Blame Trump. Blame Congress.

    Don't Blame Trump. Blame Congress.

    Ed Morrissey, The WeekThey had seven years to ready an ObamaCare repeal. Still, they failed.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:26am -
  • newIs the Ivy League's Admission Bias a 'Trade Secret'?

    Is the Ivy League's Admission Bias a 'Trade Secret'?

    Jason Riley, Wall Street JournalPrinceton sues to block the government's release of documents that could show discrimination.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 11:26am -
  • How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

    How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

    Megan McArdle, BloombergEconomic mobility to rival Denmark's, but without big government. Can the rest of the U.S. emulate Utah's success?
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:49am -
  • Yes, Boston, You Are Racist

    Yes, Boston, You Are Racist

    Renee Graham, Boston GlobeThere's no debate on whether people of color, black people in particular, find Boston inhospitable.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:48am -
  • Blue Texas?

    Blue Texas?

    Mark Pulliam, City JournalLiberal enclaves threaten conservative hegemony in the Lone Star State.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:48am -
  • President Trump's Counsel Builds a First-Rate Legal Team

    President Trump's Counsel Builds a First-Rate Legal Team

    Tim Flanigan, The HillDuring much of this week’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, a Trump administration official who few people could name and even fewer people would recognize sat quietly in the hearing r…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:48am -
  • Sessions Is Wrong on Immigration Law, & He Knows It

    Sessions Is Wrong on Immigration Law, & He Knows It

    David Leopold, Boston GlobeThreatening to withhold public safety funding to force local jurisdictions to ignore the Constitution is unconscionable.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:48am -
  • Sanctuary Cities Won't Find Refuge in Law

    Sanctuary Cities Won't Find Refuge in Law

    Gregg Jarrett, FOX NewsThe Trump administration sent Attorney General Jeff Sessions to deliver a blunt message Monday to so-called sanctuary cities: Continue to defy federal immigration policy and you'll take a big hit in the wallet.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:48am -
  • Nunes Uproar Shifts Focus to Senate Intel Probe

    Nunes Uproar Shifts Focus to Senate Intel Probe

    Caitlin Huey-Burns, RealClearPoliticsAmid growing calls for his recusal from the investigation of Russian meddling in the election, and revelations that raise questions about his partisanship, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes is...
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:47am -
  • Brexit Doesn't Have to Be a Disaster

    Brexit Doesn't Have to Be a Disaster

    Clive Crook, BloombergThe U.K. and the EU have clear opportunities to advance their most important goals.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:47am -
  • Staring Into Brexit's Abyss

    Staring Into Brexit's Abyss

    Linda Kinstler, The AtlanticAt 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, Sir Tim Barrow, the U.K.’s permanent representative to the EU, will hand-deliver a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May to the office of European Council President Donald T…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:47am -
  • Failure to Repeal Obamacare a Sign of Real Change in Congress

    Failure to Repeal Obamacare a Sign of Real Change in Congress

    Charles Hurt, WTIt sure ain't pretty, but this is what post-partisan politics looks like. And despite all the caterwauling you hear from the political press here in Washington, that is a good thing.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:44am -
  • 2018 Dilemma for GOP: Which Way Now on Obamacare?

    2018 Dilemma for GOP: Which Way Now on Obamacare?

    Jonathan Martin, NY TimesWASHINGTON — As they come to terms with their humiliating failure to undo the Affordable Care Act, Republicans eyeing next year’s congressional campaign are grappling with a new dilemma: Do they risk depressing their cons…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:43am -
  • Cowboy Diplomacy: A New Conservative Nationalism

    Cowboy Diplomacy: A New Conservative Nationalism

    Colin Dueck, Claremont ReviewFrom Montana and the Dakotas down to the Gulf of Mexico, a wide belt of small-town and rural counties constitutes a distinct American region. Economically, it relies heavily on agriculture and extracting minerals, oil, an…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:43am -
  • Only Path Forward for Republicans Is Unity

    Only Path Forward for Republicans Is Unity

    Michael Goodwin, New York PostSay the word bipartisan and hopeful hearts go aflutter. Even in the worst of times, there is magical faith in the idea that our better angels will prevail and party lines will vanish if Washingtoâ?¦
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:43am -
  • Too Much Politics in a Badly Divided Nation

    Too Much Politics in a Badly Divided Nation

    Ron Faucheux, RealClearPoliticsIt's amazing how politics has seeped into everybody's lives. Republicans are now happy campers--relieved, finally, that there's a politically incorrect, mostly...
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:43am -
  • Things Aren't Going to Get Easier for Republicans

    Things Aren't Going to Get Easier for Republicans

    Ed Rogers, Washington PostThe Democrats are giddy about Republicans’ failed attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. They and their allies in the media hope to fake Republicans into believing that they can recruit the party’s less radical members…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:40am -
  • 5 Reasons Trump's Tax Overhaul Won't Be So Easy

    5 Reasons Trump's Tax Overhaul Won't Be So Easy

    Julie Hirschfeld Davis, NY TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump’s failure to push through the broad health care overhaul he promised has raised questions about the prospects of a sweeping rewrite of the tax code. It is a politically fraught and dizz…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 6:39am -
  • Nunes Right to Get to Bottom of It

    - 10 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 5:52am -
  • What Happens Now That Britain Has Triggered Article 50?

    - 11 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 5:03am -
  • The Democrats v. Gorsuch

    - 11 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 4:52am -
  • President Trump Risks the Planet

    - 12 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 4:17am -
  • Trump Is Now the CEO of a Very Public Company

    Trump Is Now the CEO of a Very Public Company

    David Ignatius, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- As the White House reboots for "Trump 2.0" after a largely unsuccessful first two months, one lesson should be obvious: The radical, polarizing politics of the campaign trail don't work well in governing t…
    - 12 hours ago 29 Mar 17, 4:15am -